L.A. Lakers, Insurer Spar In 9th Circuit Over TCPA Claim, Invasion Of Privacy

Mealey's (January 26, 2016, 2:14 PM EST) -- SAN FRANCISCO — With a Jan. 22 reply brief filed in the Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals, the Los Angeles Lakers Inc. argue that an underlying class action brought against the team for purported violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection ACT (TCPA) did not constitute a claim for invasion of privacy and, therefore, its insurer wrongly denied coverage for that underlying suit (Los Angeles Lakers Inc. v. Federal Insurance Co., No. 15-55777, 9th Cir.).

(Appellant reply available. Document #97-160128-025B.)

The Lakers argue that contrary to...
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